Daniel Reetz, the founder of the DIY Book Scanner community, has recently started making videos of prototyping and shop tips. If you are tinkering with a book scanner (or any other project) in your home shop, these tips will come in handy. https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCn0gq8 ... g_8K1nfInQ

Battery Holder w/ switch $4

Everything camera related. Includes triggers, batteries, power supplies, flatbeds and sheet-feeding scanners, too.
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Battery Holder w/ switch $4

Post by DDavid » 16 Mar 2010, 13:27

I was on the Modern Device site just now and saw this. It looks like it
would work.
http://www.moderndevice.com/products/4- ... ith-switch

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Re: Battery Holder w/ switch $4

Post by rob » 16 Mar 2010, 14:23

I'm not sure sure of the utility of the switch. A pushbutton would be better, and one that is not on the battery pack so that the button could be mounted elsewhere.

Or are you thinking of a use other than a trigger?
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Re: Battery Holder w/ switch $4

Post by DDavid » 16 Mar 2010, 20:51

You are right Rob, I had not thought of that. I'm not going to be using
batteries or it would still be a good deal before shipping and would be
easy to add a push button to. I may still buy one if I order anything else from
them just to have a backup. I find anytime I rely on one thing it always
fails at the worst time so I really like to back up everything possible. I've also
been to a few places with very limited outlets so a battery pack would be useful
(TN Archives for example).
I carry lots of batteries when I'm out working so that's not a problem.

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